The painted bunting

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Male

  • Scientific classification
    Kingdom: Animalia, Order:Passeriformes, Phylum:Chordata, Genus:Passerina, Family:Cardinalidae, Class: Aves

The male painted bunting is one of the most beautiful and colorful birds in North America, Its colors, red underparts, green back, and blue head, make it easy to identify.

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Female

The plumage of females are bright yellow-green overall.

The painted bunting measurements

  • Both Sexes
    Length: (12-13 cm)
    Weight: (13-19 g)

The painted bunting, feeding on small invertebrates, including; grasshoppers, caterpillars, snails, and other insects.

Painted Bunting Singing